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Pack Off Machine Operator - Weekend Shift

Company: E. A. Sween Company
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

We are a family-oriented company that understands the significance of our employees and we are successful because of our incredibly committed team. We are seeking a Pack Off Machine Operator for our weekend shift. The role pays $20.50 an hour plus a $1.75/hour shift differential. The hours for the role are Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6:00am - 6:30pm.E.A. Sween is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/DisabilityRole Summary:The Packoff Machine Operator is primarily responsible for operating an Automated Case Packing Machine to package Ready to Eat Food, and monitor machine operation to ensure flow of daily production in keeping consistent with the Shift Supervisor's direction that control and improve production yield and efficiency of facility against standard. The position is expected to complete all changeovers, setup and basic cleaning of the machine. In addition, this position will assistmaintenance in trouble shooting and perform minor mechanical duties including minor of all line equipment. In addition,the position reports complications of machinery directly to the Maintenance Mechanic.Perform allAutomated Case Packing Machine line operation functions related to the packaging of all finished products, including loading corrugate flats, keeps glue container full, setting up and operating filling line equipment, adhering to production schedule, making equipment adjustments and assisting with line changeover.Maintain quality standards by completing in-process inspections.Ensure case prints are correct.Operate equipment to produce finished goods to production specifications.Complete machine set-up and changeover for production specifications.Follow the production schedule as issued by Planning or Supervisor direction.Communicate downtime events or other issues to Supervisor, Line Controller and RTE Leadership.Continually monitor packaging equipment, product, & packaging for the production run.Maintain and operate coders as well as case printers.Responsible for correcting errors on line.Break out operators for lunches/breaks and fill in where/when requiredEnsures that package appearance, labeling, seals, and case and pallet configurations comply with product specifications and quality standards.Able to read and follow recipe instructions for multiple product linesComplete metal detector checks as scheduled.Trains other machine operators and partners as needed.Must have excellent team skills.Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.Required Qualifications:Must be able to understand basic math.Will be capable of running two or more lines and/or performing general mechanical duties.Must be able to maintain and repair basic mechanical operations of line equipment.Must be able to follow our safety guidelines.Must have computer skills. Training on our system will be offered, Red Zone, etc.Ability to pass training requirements on the Automated Case Packing machine.Must have good communication skills.Must have outstanding troubleshooting skillsMust have good judgment with decision making in regards to Safety and Quality.Ability to complete production related documentation on both computer and paper forms (Excel, Word) and computer knowledge.Fully utilize Red Zone, HMI (Human Machine Interface) and other integrated technology to complete required tasks.Ability to work additional overtime if required to get the job tasks completedSelf-motivated and ability to make decisionsConsistently meet efficiency standards and product waste reduction for a sustained period.All hires will need to successfully pass a drug screen and background checkPreferred Qualifications:Prior manufacturing experience preferredStrong mechanical aptitude is desired.Prior experience in a food industry environment would be a plus, but not required.Knowledge of hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, weigh machines, metal detectors, baggers, and material handling systems.Basic understanding of electrical controls related directly to E.A. Sween packaging machinery.Advanced understanding of packaging systems, applicable to E.A. Sween packaging equipment.The above knowledge is normally gained through high school and post high school training, such as a technical school diploma, craft apprenticeship, or other specialized training.Two years of direct experience may be substituted for educational training.This person will normally have one-year experience as a machine operator (or related craft).One-year experience in direct of machinery similar to those used by E.A. SweenPhysical Demands:The employee is required to:Stand - 70+%Walk - 70+%Reach overhead - 10%Kneel - 10%Bend - 30%Must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.Must be able to occasionally pull up to 100 lbs. utilizing a manual pallet jack.Specific vision abilities required by this job include average vision, color and depth perception.

Keywords: E. A. Sween Company, Eden Prairie , Pack Off Machine Operator - Weekend Shift, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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